1. 1 Lesson Every NBA Team Must Learn from Last Season for 2012-13

    Last season, LeBron James captured his first NBA championship. Left in the wake of the Miami Heat are 29 other teams desperately seeking to make whatever changes necessary to secure a ring in 2012-13...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about almost 2 years ago 4,320 reads 14 comments

  2. 10 NBA Bench Players Ready for Starting Roles

    Every year we look forward to seeing which players will step up into starting roles and begin to develop as true starters in the NBA ...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about almost 2 years ago 2,046 reads 0 comments

  3. 10 Most Embarrassing Players in Orlando Magic History

    The Orlando Magic have had a run of embarrassing and underachieving guys come through the organization. Magic ownership has always done a pretty decent job of avoiding guys that act up off the court...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about almost 2 years ago 5,810 reads 19 comments

  4. Cleveland Cavaliers: The Top 5 Most Amazing Dunkers in Team History

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have had some pretty incredible dunkers fly through their organization. Everyone thinks of the obvious one, the guy whose picture graces this article, but ...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about almost 2 years ago 3,943 reads 18 comments

  5. Reggie Miller and 7 Other Overrated Hall of Famers

    It's hard to call a guy overrated. First, you have to determine where he should be rated, and that is usually a very subjective matter to begin with...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about almost 2 years ago 3,780 reads 174 comments

  6. Buying or Selling on the Boston Celtics as NBA Champions in 2012-13

    The Celtics were an Avery Bradley injury away from winning a championship. Does that sound like a stretch? If it does, you just don't realize how good Bradley is, nor just how ...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about almost 2 years ago 4,190 reads 43 comments

  7. How Orlando Magic Could Have Avoided the Dwight Howard Fiasco

    Leading up to the 2011-12 campaign, the Magic knew they were dealing with a potentially disastrous situation with Dwight Howard . The team reached the Finals in 2009, but 2009-10 was a disappointing campaign, and the team regressed...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 2,554 reads 10 comments

  8. LeBron James and the 15 Greatest Players in NBA History at Getting to the Rim

    There have been a litany of players throughout the years whose ball handling skills, speed, and determination made them impossible to stop from getting to the rim...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 18,459 reads 102 comments

  9. Ranking the Orlando Magic's 5 Most Valuable Trade Assets

    A team in rebuilding mode must always consider every trade option that presents itself. Sometimes, it means jettisoning popular players for the sake of obtaining prospects and picks for the future...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 179 reads 13 comments

  10. Top 5 Most Amazing Dunkers in Atlanta Hawks History

    The Hawks may have a long storied history of mediocrity, but in the shadows of the banner-less rafters, some high flying dunkers have come through Atlanta...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 2,328 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA: The Top 6 Former Players We Hope Return from Overseas

    There are a handful of players in Europe who could still play NBA ball, but no more than a handful, and none worth getting all too excited over. Most times, the players who could play NBA ball but choose not to leave before ever entering the NBA...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 24,755 reads 22 comments

  12. Why Dwight Howard Situations Can't Be Prevented

    Dwight Howard is following in the footsteps of LeBron James . He has gone from a beloved smiling superstar to one whose smile is now being viewed as a symbol of deceit and selfishness...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 2,245 reads 14 comments

  13. How Is Dwight Howard Absolved of Villainy Status After Trade to L.A. Lakers?

    How quickly does the average fan forgive a guy that acts like Dwight Howard did? That's a trick question. If you guessed, "As long as it takes the guy to start winning championships," pat yourself on the back...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 7,930 reads 24 comments

  14. Power Ranking the Best Pure Shooter on Every NBA Roster

    What comes to mind when you think of a "pure shooter"? Are pure shooters simply born, or can a player develop into one? We think of the greatest shooters of all time, and not even all of them had what we would call "textbook form...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 31,078 reads 205 comments

  15. 5 Miami Heat Role Players Who Need to Raise Their Game in 2012-13

    It's hard to fault a team that wins an NBA title, and 16 of the 19 league executives polled by Sam Amick of SI Sports picked the Heat to win the NBA title again...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 5,019 reads 12 comments

  16. Ranking Each Orlando Magic Player by Importance for 2012-13 Season

    The Magic are rebuilding and are going to be horrible. When judging a player's importance on a rebuilding team, things other than simply skill set and talent come into mind...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 5,959 reads 32 comments

  17. Where Does Orlando's 2012 Rank Among Worst Years in NBA's Past 25 Seasons?

    The "Dwightmare" the Magic just endured was awful, make no mistake. But there have been a number of other seasons that teams have suffered through that have been just as bad, and many that were far, far worse...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 10,343 reads 5 comments

  18. Are the Atlanta Hawks a Playoff Team Without Joe Johnson?

    The Atlanta Hawks are now a team in transition. Gone is perennial All-Star shooting guard Joe Johnson; in are a plethora of useless role players in a move that was done to clear cap room...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 1,650 reads 30 comments

  19. Very Early 2013 Free Agent Targets for Boston Celtics

    It's never too early to look ahead for any team, and the Boston Celtics are at a crucial point in the franchise's history...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 9,838 reads 34 comments

  20. Ranking the Top-10 Dwight Howard Replacements for the Orlando Magic

    The Magic are looking to tank it this year, so bringing in a stopgap veteran to man the middle makes no sense...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 6,309 reads 33 comments

  21. Previewing Complete Orlando Magic Depth Chart Post-Dwight Howard Trade

    The Orlando Magic roster is right now seriously unbalanced and there will need to be some rather important changes made before a firm depth chart can be established. Consider: Jameer Nelson is the only point guard on the team...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 3,976 reads 19 comments

  22. Predicting the Boston Celtics Final 12-Man Roster for the 2012-13 Season

    The Celtics have made a number of valuable additions this offseason that will enable them to remain contenders in the Eastern Conference...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 12,369 reads 114 comments

  23. Did Orlando Magic Screw Themselves in Dwight Howard Trade?

    Rebuilding a franchise is never easy. But there's something that should be remembered about the term "RE-build," anyway…namely, that to rebuild something, you must first tear down the existing structure...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 3,236 reads 31 comments

  24. Re-Grading Boston Celtics' Moves from Last Offseason

    The Boston Celtics improved their team in the offseason of 2011—just not by much. They made only a handful of moves, and only one of them really turned out to be all that beneficial...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 3,185 reads 13 comments

  25. Miami Heat: How Coach Erik Spoelstra Should Utilize Each Offseason Addition

    The Miami Heat , like most defending champions of the past, know that the key to repeating is not in making wholesale changes to the roster, but rather adding some nice pieces that complement the ones they already have...

    Brett David Roberts Written by Brett David Roberts about 2 years ago 3,253 reads 11 comments